Articles by Daniela Kapser

Swimmer Michael Gross inducted into Germany’s Sports Hall of Fame

Olympic gold medalist Michael Gross has been inducted into Germany’s all-sports Hall of Fame as part of a star-studded class.


Hamburg submits 2024 Olympic bid, hopes to show colorful, vibrant Germany

The next step for the city is to convince the citizens to vote in the referendum on 29 November with “YES” for being the host of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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‘The Norm’ – A Web Documentary About The Tough German Olympic Selection Process

Steffen Deibler is the subject of an early episode in a German documentary on Olympic athletes.


Germany raises nomination criteria for ‘A Squad’ drastically

According to the German Swimming Federation, the standards for swimmers to make the nation’s top elite team will be more difficult in the coming year thanks to the DOSB, the German Olympic Sports Federation.


120 Attend Retirement Ceremony for German Great Thomas Lurz

Thomas Lurz got a final sendoff to retirement on Sunday in Germany.


Paris-Chartres: The World Cup Experience (Photo Vault)

The first cluster of the 2015 FINA World Cup series has been completed in Chartres, France. The first leg of…


Ryan Lochte No Longer Listed On Chartres World Cup Entry Lists

Ryan Lochte, who entered the meet in several events, was scheduled to be at the media conference but was not there.


Biedermann Predicts 1:44 to Win 200 Free in Kazan

One day before the start of the pool competition at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Germany’s world…


German National Team in Turkey preparing for World Champs

The German national team is training at the Gloria Sports Arena in Turkey to prepare for the World Championships.


Paul Biedermann on the final hunt for medals in Kazan, Rio

In an interview with the German SwimSportNews magazine ( Biedermann said that his focus is on the 2016 Olympics – but wants to enjoy the experience at his last world championships.


Coach: Hentke’s New World Leader, German Record, Result of “Confidence”

The German Open which took place in Essen, Germany, from July 1st to July 4th, were a part of the…

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Germany’s Hentke Swims World’s #1-Ranked 200 Fly in Essen

Franziska Hentke (black suit, facing camera) is now the world’s top-ranked 200 butterflier, and the fastest German in history.


Top German swimmer Marco Koch uses hypnosis to get into ‘the right flow’

Looking at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Koch and his coach are trying new ways to improve perfomances.

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German Open to finalize nation’s World Champs roster

Today, the German Swimming Association (DSV) published an overview about the last step in the nomination procedure for German swimmers to qualify for the World Championships in Kazan in August.

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German swimstar Florian Vogel rescues woman from drowning

According to different German press releases, German national swim team member Florian Vogel jumped into the river Isar in Munich on Wednesday to save a drowning woman.

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